Single File, Please

A Lesson in Walking Manners Essay and Photos by Patricia Zick @PCZick Walking, hiking, exploring on foot—no matter what it’s called—gives me great pleasure. I especially enjoy trails out in nature with only the trees, sky, and hopefully, water tableau serving as the eye candy to soothe my inner voices of doubt. It’s lovely toContinue reading “Single File, Please”

MARCH 2020 – ONE LAST ESCAPE

Essay and photos by P.C. Zick The winter of 2019/2020 may have been foreshadowing of what happened in the early spring of 2020. From the death of my brother to my husband’s myriad of physical ailments to surgery for my daughter, I’d had it by February and looked forward to a fresh start for aContinue reading “MARCH 2020 – ONE LAST ESCAPE”

Our Urban Oasis

We live on the southeast side of Tallahassee, but when we drive a mile from our home to a city park, it’s hard to believe we’re so close to an urban area with a population of 200,000. We call it Piney Z after the name of one of the lakes and the neighborhood bordering it,Continue reading “Our Urban Oasis”